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Emergency Planning and Response: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 USC 9601 to 9675

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Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), 42 USC 11001 to 11050, and regulations at 40 CFR 355 to 372 and 40 CFR 300.205

State and local agencies: 42 USC 11001 and 40 CFR 300.205

Emergency planning: 42 USC 11003 and 40 CFR 300.215

Covered facilities: 40 CFR 355.10

Extremely hazardous substances (EHSs) list: 40 CFR 355.11

Calculating threshold planning quantities (TPQs): 40 CFR 355.12

Calculating TPQs for mixtures: 40 CFR 355.13 and 40 CFR 355.14

Calculating TPQs for solids: 40 CFR 355.15 and 40 CFR 355.16

Facility notification: 40 CFR 355.20 and 40 CFR 355.21

Facility emergency coordinator: 40 CFR 355.20(b)

Emergency response:

Covered facility: 40 CFR 355.30

Exemptions: 40 CFR 355.31

Continuous releases: 40 CFR 355.32

Reportable quantities (RQ): 40 CFR 355.33

Release notification: 40 CFR 355.40 to 355.43

CERCLA and EPCRA releases: 40 CFR 355.40 to 355.43

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 USC 6901 to 6992k

Contingency plan: 40 CFR 264.50 to 264.56 and 40 CFR 265.50 to 265.56 (interim status)

Preparedness and prevention: 40 CFR 264.30 to 264.37 and 40 CFR 265.30 to 265.37 (interim status)

Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 USC 7401 to 7671q

Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA), Section 112(r), and 40 CFR 68

Risk management program: 40 CFR 68.10

Clean Water Act (CWA), 33 USC 1251 to 1387

Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA): 33 USC 2701 to 2761

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans: 40 CFR 112

Facility Response Plans: 40 CFR 112.20

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP): 40 CFR 122

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